A Favorite Quote

"If you look the right way you can see that the whole world is a garden." from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Monday, August 3, 2009

The Rosemary House and Gardens

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A few weeks back my husband and I took a trip to Pittsburgh. On the way there I just had to stop at a shop in Mechanicsburg that I found out about through garden club avenues. Our club had Susanna Reppert as a speaker and her late mother, Bertha Reppert, many years before her. Susanna is the current owner of The Rosemary House and Gardens selling all kinds of herb plants and everything to do with herbs.

Her garden was a whimsical delight and her shop was filled with books, pamphlets, packaged teas and spices, tea supplies, soup mixes, medicinal herb tinctures, garden ornaments and more. Susanna teaches workshops and puts together fabulous bus trips to enchanting gardens. I found her shop to be interesting and educational as well. I could have spent much more time there; however, my husband isn't keen on shopping...well, you know how it goes, gals. Anyway, I did purchase a few treasures to take home to my two girls. This time, I skipped the babies and just bought for my daughters!

If you would like to visit this wonderful little place or receive her catalog and calendar of events there are several ways to contact her. If you don't have an internet connection you can call 717-697-5111 and ask to be put on her mailing list. You can e-mail her at TheRosemaryHouse@aol.com or visit the web site or blog at www.TheRosemaryHouse.com, www.TheRosemaryHouse.blogspot.com. I know you'll enjoy visiting this site.